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Practitioner Training KURVE Wustrow: Project Management

Objectives Participants are able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of selected project management approaches and tools select the relevant and appropriate tools for their project context apply key elements of selected project management tools Peace work needs proper planning, monitoring and evaluation in order to be able to contribute positively towards conflict transformation. In this training...

Practitioner Training KURVE Wustrow: Nonviolent Conflict Transformation

Objectives Participants are able to understand the approach of nonviolent conflict transformation to identify and understand the need for nonviolent action to confront injustice to gain an overview of the wide range of nonviolent means Peace work is often associated with “classic” peacemaking approaches like negotiations and mediation. Such methods can lead to sustainable solutions and...

Practitioner Training KURVE Wustrow: Counselling in Trauma and Stress

Objectives Participants are able to assess the effects of traumatic events and adequate responses; to reflect upon their own role as the counselling person; to take care of their own needs as caregiver.   Understanding the emotional effects of conflicts and disasters on their victims and responding to the victims` needs are crucial capacities for peace workers and staff of NGOs working in conflict...

Practitioner Trainings KURVE Wustrow, Center for Training and Networking in Nonviolent Action, Germany

September 30th 2019 – November 15th, 2019 €750 – €1500 We are pleased to offer seven different trainings during September – November 2019, namely: Strategising Nonviolent Change Date: 30th September – 4th October Counselling in Trauma and Stress Date: 7th – 11th October Security Management Date: 14th – 18th October Managing Teams and Organisations Date: 21st –...

Practitioner Training KURVE Wustrow: Strategising Nonviolent Change

Objectives Participants are able to apply selected tools for the analysis of the dynamics of nonviolent social conflict in their own contexts; to think more strategically, i.e. formulating goals, steps and demands of nonviolent social movements; to reflect and more systematically manage risks and opportunities.   From Gandhi to the ‘Arab Spring’, from the anti-nuclear movement to the struggle...

Peace Power Summer program

Would you like to get some practical experience and tools to become a peacebuilder? And you’d love to come together with like minded people over summer and dive into this topic and the mediterranean sea? Than join Peace Power, train your peacebuilding musscles and learn, work and have fun in Thessaloniki, the 2nd city of Greece! The aim of “Peace Power” is to actively involve youth world wide...

Generous Dissent: Nonviolent Activism and Resistance

Join us for “Generous Dissent: Nonviolent Activism and Resistance” at the 2019 Canadian School of Peacebuilding with instructor Emily Welty. Courses are available for professional development, personal inspiration or academic credit. Nonviolence is a commonly used term but what does it actually mean? This class is an opportunity to explore both pragmatic and principled theories of nonviolence and...

International Training for Nonviolence in the Context of War or Armed Conflict

KURVE Wustrow is holding an international nonviolence training in English language, specifically designed for those working or planning to work in areas of war or armed conflict. Contents of the training- Principles of  nonviolence, nonviolent direct action and nonviolent conflict intervention Understanding and transforming conflicts Political analysis, strategu, reconciliation work in war torn societies Observing/reporting...

Singing to the Lions: Helping Children Respond Effectively to Violence and Abuse (training course)

Taught by Lucy Steinitz How can we help children and young adults – and even ourselves – who have experienced violence and fear in their daily lives? One answer that is both engaging and effective is to become trained in the Singing to the Lions workshop program, developed in Zimbabwe and adapted and implemented across four continents, including North America. Singing to the Lions is based on principles...

Peacebuilding Approaches to Violent Extremism (training course)

Taught by Lisa Schirch Participants will practice using a systems-based approach that explores 25 theories of change that correlate with violent extremism and compare three paradigms of response including counterterrorism, countering violent extremism (CVE), and peacebuilding. Using scenario-based learning, lectures, and case studies, participants will learn practical skills for programming a wide...

No to NATO, Yes to Peace Festival

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is coming to Washington, D.C. We’re organizing a peace festival on April 3 to unwelcome their arrival. We’ll munch on vegan food, make art, boogie down to live music, and hear from keynote speakers like comedian & activist Lee Camp, with nonviolence protest training provided by Nadine Bloch of Beautiful Trouble, in preparation for big demonstrations...

South Asian Regional Institute on the Study and Practice of Strategic Nonviolent Action, Nepal

This is a featured post on PCDN. Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application.  The South Asian Regional Institute on the Study and Practice of Strategic Nonviolent Action (Asian Action Institute, in short) offers practitioners and scholars a great opportunity to learn about and reflect on ways to achieve social change through nonviolent civil resistance movements. Program of...

Nonviolent Action vs. Violent Extremism: The Strategic and Appealing Choice for Addressing Grievances

The International Peace Institute (IPI) and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN are pleased to invite you to a lunchtime policy forum event entitled “Nonviolent Action vs. Violent Extremism: The Strategic and Appealing Choice for Addressing Grievances.” The event will take place at IPI on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:45pm. Click...

Panel Discussion on Nonviolent Resistance and Prevention of Mass Killings during Popular Uprisings

RSVP HERE CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE This is a featured organizational event on PCDN Join us on June 1st for a free public discussion on nonviolent resistance and the prevention of mass killings during popular uprisings. This event is designed to appeal to a variety of specialist and non-specialist audiences, including: Scholars and students of political science, international relations, conflict resolution,...

Free Online Course on Civil Resistance, Apply by Feb 4

  This is a featured post on PCDN Apply by February 4th for a free, self-moderated ICNC online course on civil resistance The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict is pleased to announce a call for applications for a seven-week, participant-led online course: Civil Resistance Struggles: How Ordinary People Win Rights, Freedom, and Justice. This free, self-moderated course will take place...

Talk, From Resignation to Nonviolent Resistance: Tackling the Corruption-Violence-Marginalization Nexus, Georgetown University

From Resignation to Nonviolent Resistance: Tackling the Corruption-Violence-Marginalization Nexus Corruption is now understood to be linked to violent conflict, poverty, fragility, inadequate public services, injustice, and unaccountable governance. No one understands this better than regular people, who experience these hardships. Looking back, 2015 may well be the year that citizens around the world...
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